NOTICE OF HEARING
DOCKET NO. 2012-041 CAUSE NO. UIC-384.1
BEFORE THE BOARD OF OIL, GAS AND MINING
DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
STATE OF UTAH
THE STATE OF UTAH TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE FOLLOWING MATTER:
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Oil, Gas and Mining
("Board"), State of Utah, will conduct a hearing on WEDNESDAY,
DECEMBER 5, 2012, at 9:00 AM, or as soon thereafter as possible, in
the auditorium of the Department of Natural Resources, 1594 West North
Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah.
DOCKET NO. 2012-041 CAUSE NO. UIC-384.1 - In the Matter of the
Request for Agency Action of BILL BARRETT CORPORATION for an Order
approving the Prickly Pear Unit Federal 10-4 well, located in the
SEÂ¼SEÂ¼ of Section 10, Township 12 South, Range 14 East, SLM,
Carbon County, Utah, as a Class II Injection Well and, if and as
needed, granting an aquifer exemption for Wasatch and Middle Wasatch
THE PURPOSE OF THE PROCEEDING will be for the Board to receive
testimony and evidence regarding a Request for Agency Action that the
Board enter an Order:
1. Approving the conversion of the Prickly Pear Unit Federal 10-4
Well (the "Subject Well"), located in the SEÂ¼SEÂ¼ of Section 10,
Township 12 South, Range 14 East, SLM, Carbon County, Utah, to a Class
II injection well for the disposal of produced water at the zones
indicated in its UIC-1 form permit application and a maximum injection
rate of 3,250 psig as established by the step rate test; and
2. Confirming the proposed injection will not endanger any drinking
water source and therefore there is no need for an aquifer exemption
or, alternatively, granting such an aquifer exemption for the proposed
injection zones to the lateral extent of a 1/2-mile radius around the
Subject Well in accordance with Utah Admin. Code Rule R649-5-4; and
3. Providing for such other and further relief as may be just and
equitable under the circumstances.
Objections to the Request for Agency Action must be filed with the
Secretary of the Board at the address listed below no later than
November 21, 2012. A party must file a timely written objection or
other response in order to participate as a party at the Board
THE HEARING WILL BE CONDUCTED as a formal administrative adjudication
in accordance with the rules of the Board as set forth in Utah
Administrative Code R641 etÂ seq. as provided for by Utah Code Ann.
Â§ 40-6-1 et seq., Utah Code Ann. Â§ 40-8-1 et seq., and Utah Code
Ann. Â§ 63G-4-101 through 601.
Natural persons may appear and represent themselves before the Board.
All other representation by parties before the Board will be by
attorneys licensed to practice law in the State of Utah, or attorneys
licensed to practice law in another jurisdiction which meet the rules
of the Utah State Bar for practicing law before the Utah Courts.
Persons interested in this (these) matter(s) may participate pursuant
to the procedural rules of the Board. The Request(s) for Agency
Action, Notice(s) of Agency Action, and any subsequent pleadings, may
be inspected at the office of the undersigned.
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons requiring
auxiliary communicative aids and services to enable them to
participate in this hearing should call Julie Ann Carter at (801)
538-5277, at least three working days prior to the hearing date.
DATED this 7th day of November, 2012.
STATE OF UTAH
BOARD OF OIL, GAS AND MINING
James T. Jensen, Chairman
/s/ Julie Ann Carter
1594 West North Temple, Suite 1210
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116
Published in the Sun Advocate November 13, 2012.
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